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Electronic Crosswords
October 1963 Electronics World

October 1963 Electronics World

October 1963 Electronics World Cover - RF Cafe  Table of Contents 

Wax nostalgic about and learn from the history of early electronics. See articles from Electronics World, published May 1959 - December 1971. All copyrights hereby acknowledged.

This Electronic Crosswords puzzle appeared in the October 1963 edition of Electronics World magazine. About half the words used are related directly in some way to electronics or physics. It's a fairly small puzzle so it shouldn't take you too long to complete. My RF Cafe crosswords, by the way, have 100% of the words directly related to the sciences, from a custom lexicon I have created over 20 years of making puzzles. Enjoy. 

Electronic Crosswords

By John D. Owens

Across

Electronic Crosswords, October 1963 Electronics World - RF Cafe

1.  Incombustible residue left after burning.

4.  Types of potentiometer used primarily as an attenuator.

9.  Slang for equipment.

12.  Chemical suffix denoting salt.

13.  Type of FM detector circuit.

14.  One (Scots).

15.  Circuit having parallel Rand C in one arm; series Rand L in the opposite arm.

18.  Unrefined metal.

19.  _________ conductors: class of solid materials characterized by high resistance.

20.  Gentlewoman.

22.  You (German).

24.  One electrode of a battery.

27.  Island (French).

28.  Tolerance value of silver in the resistor code.

29.  That is.

30.  Like.

31.  Device having a tungsten filament and containing mercury or argon.

35.  Altitude (abbr.).

36.  Visible lines on a TV screen.

37.  Secret agent.

38.  Care for.

40.  Consumed.

41.  Geological formations

42.  Teleost fish.

44.  Day (Spanish).

45.  Material used to maintain high frequency stability in a vacuum-tube oscillator of a transceiver.

52.  Part ownership in a business enterprise (abbr.).

53.  Term used to indicate that current is being taken from a voltage source.

54.  Former name of the industry's engineering society (abbr.).

55.  Frequency bandwidth.

56.  American poet.

57.  System based on primary units of length, mass, and time (abbr.).

Down

1.  Goal.

2.  Depot (abbr.).

3.  Six-electrode vacuum tubes.

4.  Elm or oak.

5.  Friend.

6.  Big body of water (abbr.).

7.  Fishes in a particular way.

8.  Angry (slang).

9.  Receiver (colloq.).

10.  Common word ending.

11.  Make a right turn.

16.  Sour.

17.  Urge.

20.  Operates photoelectric relay.

21.  Winged.

22.  Polyphase winding connection.

23.  Dark.

25.  Artificial illumination sources.

26.  Catch sight of.

28.  Twitch.

29.  Suffix denoting chemical compounds.

32.  Type of volume control.

33.  First woman.

34.  Possessing non-directional characteristics.

39.  Close by.

41.  Prefix meaning "not."

43.  British for "Inc."

44.  Unit of force.

45.  Confirmation of radio communication among hams.

46.  New channels (abbr.).

47.  Metallic element (abbr.).

48.  Top of a tube.

49.  River, in Spain.

50.  Silver (abbr.).

51.  The (French).


Here are other electronics-themed crossword puzzles from vintage electronics magazines (RF Cafe Crosswords here):

- November 1962 Electronics World

- March 1962 Popular Electronics

- September 1958 Radio & TV News

- October 1957 Popular Electronics

- November 1957 Popular Electronics

- January 1974 Popular Electronics

- November 1958 Popular Electronics

- January 1965 Electronics World

- November 1960 Electronics World

- January 1960 Electronics World

- December 1957 Popular Electronics

- February 1966 Popular Electronics

- September 1957 Popular Electronics

- December 1960 Popular Electronics

- August 1958 Popular Electronics

- September 1965 Electronics World

- August 1962 Electronics World

- May 1958 Radio News

- November 1958 Radio News

- April 1963 Electronics World

- July 1961 Electronics World

- July 1963 Electronics World

- May 1967 Electronics World

- August 1960 Popular Electronics

- March 1973 Popular Electronics

- June 1966 Popular Electronics

- April 1959 Popular Electronics

- January 1963 Electronics World

- October 1961 Electronics World

- December 1965 Electronics World

- September 1960 Electronics World

- July 1958 Radio & TV News

- April 1967 QST

- April 1960 Electronics World

- October 1963 Electronics World

- May 1963 Electronics World

- October 1960 Electronics World

- July 1971 Radio-Electronics

- May 1959 Electronics World

- May 1963 Electronics World

- April 1966 Popular Electronics

- May 1961 Electronics World

- August 1958 Radio News

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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